Denver, CO (population: 609,651) has eight tax accounting schools within its city limits. University of Denver, the highest ranked school in the city with a tax accounting program, has a total student population of 11,644. It is the 148th highest ranked school in the USA and the 2nd highest in the state of Colorado (#1 is Colorado College). To learn more about tax accounting programs in Denver, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of tax accounting professors at University of Denver such as Singh Amrik, John Bazley, Diana Crabtree, Kathleen Davisson, Peter Derschang, and Jaqueline Eschenlohr.
Tax Accounting students from Denver schools who go on to become tax accountants, accountants, forensic accountants, tax preparers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 1,106,980 people working as accountants and auditors alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $67,430. Also, Tax preparers make on average $36,060 per year and there are about 61,130 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Denver-Aurora area alone, there are 180 employed tax preparers earning an average salary of $40,910. Accountants and auditors in this area earn $70,060/yr and there are 19,490 employed.
Denver lies in Denver county, which is one of the 55 counties in Colorado. Overall, the Denver-Aurora area has 1,218,790 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1% unemployment rate, $23/hr average worker wage, and a $48,560 average annual salary. Thus, about 16 out of every 1000 jobs in Denver are held by accountants and auditors, and 0/1000 are held by tax preparers.
Of the 8 tax accounting schools in Denver, only 4 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Denver comes out as the most expensive ($31,044/yr) for tax accounting students, with Community College of Denver as the lowest, reported at only $9,358/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Denver|
|Commerce City||CO||46,807||0||-||0||6.9 miles|
|Greenwood Village||CO||-||2||15.5036||87||11.4 miles|
|Highlands Ranch||CO||129,817||0||-||0||16.1 miles|
|Lone Tree||CO||-||1||9.20591||39||16.2 miles|
|Castle Rock||CO||49,815||0||-||0||27.0 miles|
|Fort Collins||CO||141,921||5||27.6422||154||55.7 miles|
|Colorado Springs||CO||388,306||17||23.417||343||63.2 miles|